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To give or form a general idea about the value, size, or cost of (something).
1. Estimate
2. Distance
3. Ruler
4. Measurements
Rico's grandmother had 3 canisters with the same number of candies in each. She asked Rico to estimate how many candies were in her canisters before they made cookies. Rico guessed there would be around 5,000 candies in all 3 canisters. He dumped out one canister and counted 1,200 candies. Which would have been a better estimate for all 3 canisters?
1. Around 1,500 candies
2. Around 2,500 candies
3. Around 3,500 candies
4. Rico's estimate was the best of all listed
Which has an estimated product of 36,000?
1. 87 x 42
2. 856 x 399
3. 917 x 481
4. 873 x 39
Ruston bought 1.87 pounds of chicken and 2.56 pounds of turkey at the deli. Together the total weight was about 4.5 pounds.
1. True
2. False
Mai wanted to know the number of stickers she had in her collection. She estimated she had 600 stickers. Then she counted 1/3 of her stickers and got 200. What should she have estimated for her total?
1. 500 stickers
2. Her estimate was correct.
3. 800 stickers
4. 400 stickers
What is an answer that should be close to an exact answer?
1. Approximate Data
2. Estimate
3. Square Number
4. Factor
About 67 baseballs are used in a professional baseball game. What is the best way to estimate how many baseballs are used in a season of 182 games?
1. 6 x 200
2. 70 x 180
3. 100 x 200
4. 60 x 200
Chad's dad asked him to estimate how many nails were in his nail can. Chad guessed there would be around 2,000 nails. His dad then said he would pour out 1/2 of the nails. Chad counted 1,525 nails. What would have been a better estimate for Chad to give?
1. Around 3,000 nails
2. Around 4,000 nails
3. Around 1,000 nails
Estimate the product.

751 x 38
Which one is the best estimate for $7/16$?
1. $3/4$
2. $2/3$
3. $1/1$
4. $1/2$